Increase Your Creativity

Creativity can seem innate, but like many things, it is actually a delicate balance of nature and nurture. In fact, creative thinking can be enhanced by by certain activities and external factors.

Many people find that praciticing TM gives them a creative boost and allows them to think out of the box and problem solve more effectively.

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Practitioners Who Credit TM With Boosting Creative Thinking

Hugh Jackman

"Transcendental Meditation gives you what you need, when you need it. It has literally changed my life.

Some of the clearest ideas or epiphanies I've had in life happened during or after meditating. Everything becomes clear and the truth starts coming out"

"For each new role, there's some element about it that's risky, frightening, and potentially very stressful.

With Transcendental Meditation, the decisions you make are more authentic. You're better able to listen to other people — and as an actor, it's all you've got.

It's helped me immeasurably in every way. I'm a completely different person now that I am meditating."

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Katy Perry

"You have to give yourself a moment to revive, unplug and rejuvinate, and Transcendental Meditation does that for me.

I meditate sometimes before I write a song. I meditate before I go on stage."

"[When I meditate] I feel like the neural pathways in my brain open up--like they've had cobwebs on them for days or weeks--and I feel my most sharp."

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Ray Dalio

"It helped me think more clearly and creatively, so I'm sure that enhanced my enjoyment of, and success at, learning,"

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Claire Winteringham, professional artist:

"I think painting in watercolours is quite a pure art form. You need space in your head, clarity of mind, some silence to do it. For me, Transcendental Meditation really helps in this way and allows my work to flow with more creativity, more spontaneity."